Monthly Archives: October 2013

At the Kurb: Greg Lamont

Greg Lamont Pre-disembodied (2013) until Friday 1 November Greg Lamont has chosen a surprisingly difficult subject for his first exhibition, one that preoccupies much contemporary local art. The drawings and objects in this show form a pre-zero calculus of disembodiment, … Continue reading

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Tatjana Seserko

Object of my desire Melody Smith Gallery Project Space (until 9 November) Performance as an intrinsic element of visual art, here, has slowly been losing its appeal to the audience and the local art establishment alike. It is very difficult … Continue reading

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Full Fathom Five

Andrew Nicholls The Water Works Turner Galleries until 9 November Nicholls’ carefully crafted ink drawings and ceramics are, obviously, about water, but not lakes, reservoirs, or garden ponds. This is a show about water en masse, mostly the oceans; the … Continue reading

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Fund raising at Kurb Gallery

Last Saturday, 19th October, a bunch of Curtin students led by Matt Thorley held a fundraising show at the Kurb. As you can see in my photo it was well attended. The money raised appeared to be to help raise … Continue reading

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Art hits the BBC (at last)

This year’s Reith Lecturer is an artist, to be specific, a potter and cross-dresser Grayson Perry. I saw some of his pots in the UK in 2011. They are terrific. So is his first lecture Democracy has Bad Taste, about … Continue reading

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Heine sells from the top of the pile

Eager buyers picked out the best works in Martin Heine’s show at the opening last Friday night, 18th October at Melody Smith Gallery, Oats Street. There are some little beauties left for the discerning but most of the biggest and … Continue reading

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Tincanvas

Tincanvas is my attempt to write about Art in Western Australia – a bit rusty you might say. You might also call it a blog but it might be a bit tighter than that. You might call it a journal … Continue reading

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The Best Thing in Town

So Here’s a Good Thing to start with, The best thing in town by a long way is the MOMA show at the State Gallery. If you have not seen it you must. if you are any kind of artist … Continue reading

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Liberty is Inevitable, Martin Heine on the Crest of a Wave!!

Here’s another good thing, Martin Heine’s show of new work Reverse Iconographies at the Melody Smith Gallery on Oats Street ! It opens on Friday evening 18th of October. This is Martin Heine in the Kurb gallery, 312a William Street … Continue reading

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